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August 28, 2014

Top-ranked American John Isner cruised into the third-round Thursday, beating Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6(5), 6-4, 6-2.

August 28, 2014

It was a big day for local tennis in New York as two Long Islanders both took the court at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Men’s Doubles Draw at the U.S. Open.

August 28, 2014

As the second round continues today on the fourth day of the 2014 U.S. Open, a number of the men’s top players in the world will be seeking entry into the tournament’s third round.

August 27, 2014

As the U.S. Open launches into full gear, Victoria Azarenka, two-time Australian Open winner and former world number one, is prepping for more than just two weeks of intensive on-court competition. Off the court, she is making preparations for the release of a limited edition timepiece that she has designed in partnership with Citizen Watch Company, a brand for which she has been an ambassador since 2012.

August 27, 2014

Tomas Berdych defeated 2001 U.S. Open champion Lleyton Hewitt on Wednesday at the U.S. Open, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 as first round men’s singles action drew to a close. 

August 27, 2014

Noah Rubin entered his Grand Slam debut in the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Tuesday afternoon with a fighting chance. With a wild card in hand, earned by capturing the Kalamazoo National Championships, Rubin had a shot to do something that only two players who have taken the title in the last 10 years has been able to do. 

August 27, 2014

CiCi Bellis stole the show at the US Open on Tuesday as the 15-year old from California defeated 12th seeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 in the tournament’s first round.

August 27, 2014

Fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska saw her US Open run come to an end at the hands of China’s Peng Shuai on Wednesday afternoon as the unseeded Shuai cruised to the 6-3, 6-4 victory.

August 27, 2014

Russian Maria Sharapova, winner of the 2006 U.S. Open, shook off a slow start Wednesday, but rebounded to pull off a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Romania’s Alexandra Dulgheru to move into the third round at Flushing Meadows. Sharapova is now 9-1 in the second round of the U.S. Open.

August 27, 2014

Day Three of the 2014 U.S. Open will feature a number of the top seeded women in action, as the number two seed Simona Halep, number four seed Agnieszka Radwanska, the fifth seeded Maria Sharapova, sixth-seeded Angelique Kerber, the nine seed Jelena Jankovic and number 10 seed Caroline Wozniacki are all looking to move on at Flushing Meadows.

August 26, 2014

USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), has announced that Andreas Noland of New York City and Srinath Mahankali of Bayside Hills, N.Y. are two of 10 winners of the 16th annual NJTL Arthur Ashe Essay Contest. 

August 26, 2014

Fans had to wait till after 10 p.m. on Monday night to get a glimpse of top-seeded Novak Djokovic’s 2014 US Open debut, and he didn’t make them wait much longer after that, as the Serbian rolled over Argentinean Diego Schwartzman 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in a match that ended just before midnight.

August 26, 2014

In action Tuesday at the U.S. Open, it was former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova who was upset by New Zealand’s Marina Erakovic, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6. 

August 26, 2014

It was a day of mixed results for Americans in the men’s side of the draw at the 2014 U.S. Open. The highest seeded American, John Isner, seeded 13th, was victorious on the big stage at Arthur Ashe Stadium over fellow American, and NCAA champ, Marcos Giron.

August 26, 2014

Fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova cruised past her former doubles partner and fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the US Open Monday night.

August 25, 2014

Walk into Sportime at Randall’s Island on the night of a big charity event benefiting the Johnny Mac Tennis Project with stars such as Novak Djokovic and Boris Becker in attendance, and many would be in awe. Right up the stairs at the entrance of the facility was Djokovic’s opponent for the night’s exhibition, John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s own Noah Rubin.

August 25, 2014

Czech Petra Kvitova continued her outstanding play on Saturday as she rolled past Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova.

August 25, 2014

Lukas Rosol battled back from a set down to defeat Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 3-6, 7-6(3), 7-5 to capture the Winston-Salem Open final.

August 25, 2014

World number one Novak Djokovic recently headlined a charity event benefiting the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP), raising funds to give more children in the metropolitan area an opportunity to play tennis through scholarships and other financial assistance. 

August 25, 2014

Day Two of the U.S. Open will feature eight Americans in action on the men’s side of the draw, with number two seed and five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer leading off the evening session against Marinko Matosevic from Australia. 

August 25, 2014

French Open runner-up Simona Halep and the fourth seeded Agnieszka Radwanska were a pair of first-round winners on opening day action at the 2014 U.S. Open. The second-seeded Romanian Halep came from behind to beat 20-year-old American Danielle Rose Collins 6-7(2-7), 6-1, 6-2, while Radwanska easily handled Canadian Sharon Fichman 6-1, 6-0 in a mere 47 minutes at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

August 25, 2014

In a battle of two of the oldest players in the 2014 U.S. Open Women’s Singles Draw, it was the number 19 seed and 34-year-old American Venus Williams pulling off a 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 win Monday afternoon over the 43-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm from Japan.

August 25, 2014

The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) honored those who stand out and go above and beyond in all aspects of the tennis industry at the Tennis Teachers Conference on Saturday evening. USPTA, the world’s oldest and largest association of tennis-teaching professionals, recognized tennis coaches, industry leaders and volunteers during its annual national awards presentation at the Grand Hyatt New York.

August 25, 2014

USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), has announced that former tennis pro and current commentator Mary Carillo will be honored at the 14th annual Opening Night Gala on Aug. 25 at the 2014 U.S. Open.